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[WebUI] Click


Click on the given element. From Katalon Studio version 8.2.0 onwards, if the target element is behind a loading overlay, Katalon repeatedly tries clicking the element for a period configured in Project > Settings > Execution > Default wait for element timeout.

Default wait for element timeout settings


ParamParam TypeMandatoryDescription
toTestObjectRequiredRepresent a web element.
flowControlFailureHandlingOptionalSpecify failure handling schema to determine whether the execution should be allowed to continue or stop. To learn more about failure handling settings, you can refer to this document: Failure handling.


In this example, we want to click on the Make Appointment button. By default, the Default wait for element timeout setting is for 30 seconds. If the Make Appointment button is behind a loading overlay, Katalon will try clicking the button for 30 seconds maximum.

import static com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory.findCheckpoint
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory.findTestCase
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory.findTestData
import static com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository.findTestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.Checkpoint as Checkpoint
import com.kms.katalon.core.checkpoint.CheckpointFactory as CheckpointFactory
import as MobileBuiltInKeywords
import com.kms.katalon.core.model.FailureHandling as FailureHandling
import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCase as TestCase
import com.kms.katalon.core.testcase.TestCaseFactory as TestCaseFactory
import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestData as TestData
import com.kms.katalon.core.testdata.TestDataFactory as TestDataFactory
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.ObjectRepository as ObjectRepository
import com.kms.katalon.core.testobject.TestObject as TestObject
import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WSBuiltInKeywords
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUiBuiltInKeywords
import internal.GlobalVariable as GlobalVariable
import com.kms.katalon.core.webui.keyword.WebUiBuiltInKeywords as WebUI
import as Mobile
import com.kms.katalon.core.webservice.keyword.WSBuiltInKeywords as WS

'Open browser and navigate to demo AUT site.'

'Click on \'Book Appointment\' button''Page_CuraHomepage/btn_MakeAppointment'))

'Close browser'
As an alternative to, you can try [WebUI] Execute JavaScript to click the element, as in the example code below:
WebElement element = WebUiCommonHelper.findWebElement(findTestObject('your/object'),30)
WebUI.executeJavaScript("arguments[0].click()", Arrays.asList(element))